Thursday September 20, 2018

Wind Farms In Pacific Northwest Paid To Not Produce

FoxNewsWind farms in the Pacific Northwest – built with government subsidies and maintained with tax credits for every megawatt produced – are now getting paid to shut down as the federal agency charged with managing the region’s electricity grid says there’s an oversupply of renewable power at certain times of the year. BPA shut down the wind farms for nearly 200 hours over 38 days, with added costs that could reach up to $50 million a year.

Posted by at March 8, 2012
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